A Community Together

Nicole KellyBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Don’t forget how important it is to lift up the people around you. Sharing ideas with our community will stimulate innovation and growth, and encourages others to do the same. At times throughout our lives, we fail to realize the importance of togetherness and the value it holds. So often, our lives are filled with one thing after another. … Read More

Episode #111: From Tragedy to Triumph with KTTeeV (Kendrick Thomas)

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode 111 with Kendrick Thomas (KTTeeV)

Kendrick Thomas (KTTeeV) is an Asst. Principal in Houston, certified life coach, speaker, mentor,  podcast host of Daily K, and the host of the KTTeeV Radio show. KTTeeV is all about bridging the gap between the school and community through information. Kendrick takes his passion for showing young people that through intrinsic motivation there is a way out of every … Read More

Best Intentions: Hungry for Better

Hans AppelBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: A new learning series, Best Intentions, aims to support, connect, and inspire educators’ desire towards self-improvement. It begins on January 31st in the Teach Better Team Private Facebook Group. Best Intentions is designed to help educators explore self-development in the pursuit of living our most intentionally authentic lives in and out of the classroom. The LIVE monthly conversational-style interviews … Read More

The Time is NOW to Lead with Love

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Love all members of your community and have the courage to tell them you love them. Leading with love is good for all members of the community including yourself. It provides benefits like less worry, fear, and stress, and increased feelings of support, safety, and comfort. Is it possible to love the people you lead? It absolutely is. You … Read More

Addressing Character, Excellence, and Community Remotely

Hans AppelBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Addressing character, excellence, and community with your students is a necessary part of education that should not be forgotten in a virtual setting. Strategies for addressing character, excellence, and community remotely include modeling appropriate character for our students, providing opportunities for student empowerment, and being there for one another. “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” – Peter Drucker. When wading … Read More